How to Make a French 75

How to Cocktail: French 75

Whether you like cognac or gin, this classic cocktail is for you. Learn to make the bubbly drink from top San Francisco mixologist Brooke Arthur.

INGREDIENTS:

  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .75 oz Simple syrup (one part water, one part sugar)
  • 1.5 oz Gin or cognac
  • 1 oz Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon peel
  • Glass: Champagne flute

PREPARATION:
Add all the ingredients except the Champagne to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and fine-strain into a Champagne flute. Top with the Champagne and garnish with a long ribbon of lemon peel.

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